Thank you, Friend

Deo Llanes

A portrait of a someone surrounded by stuffed animals and various objects of their room, they sit on their bed and smile while holding two stuffed animals in both hands

As an artist, I am constantly inspired by the people and relationships that shape my life. With this project, I aimed to capture the essence of these meaningful connections and express my gratitude for how they have enriched my life. In a world that often moves too quickly, it’s easy to overlook the people who make our lives brighter and take them for granted. Through visual storytelling and personal narrative, I sought to showcase the unique qualities and personalities of each person who holds a special place in my heart.

Through this project, I hope to inspire others to appreciate and celebrate the people who make a difference in their lives. Kind gestures such as a “thank you” or a heartfelt letter of appreciation, expressing gratitude and acknowledging the impact of those we love can profoundly affect our relationships and sense of well-being. Join me in slowing down, savouring the moments that matter, and cultivating more profound connections with those who bring joy and meaning to our lives.